Afghanistan earned direct qualification to the Super 12 stage of the tournament by finishing in the top 8 position at the end of 2018
Afghanistan To Play In Group B In T20 World Cup 2020
The International Cricket Council (ICC) revealed the fixtures for the T20 World Cup 2020 which will be held in Australia from 18th October to 15th November next year.
According to the ICC, Afghanistan is placed in Group B and will be joined by India, England and South Africa.
Earlier, as per the ICC’s qualification criteria, Afghanistan earned direct qualification to the Super 12 stage of the tournament by finishing in the top 8 ranked teams in ICC T20I rankings as of 31st December 2018.
Eight teams including full members Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, will compete in the tournament’s first round to fill the remaining four slots in the super 12s.
The ICC T20 World Cup 2020 will be held in Australia where the teams will play 45 matches against each other across seven venues in Australia.
Afghanistan played its maiden match in the prestigious tournament in ICC World T20 2010 in West Indies.